Sweeping and soaring guitar lines and melodic underpinnings are plentiful on A Time To Stand’s new record Light Years. The German punk outfit
A Time To Stand aren’t partial to following the newest fads. Their straight-forward in your face punk is authentic and genuine, and they don’t develop songs to hit the mainstream, they’re doing this to alert us, to compel, to welcome us into their punk haven. Thrills aren’t painstakingly implemented on Light Years. This is a record of purpose and breakneck honesty.
Light Years leaves behind a lasting effect after the final song dissipates. That urgency, the commentary on love’s breaking heart, the angst, and those spearheaded anecdotes, all bridge the gap and resonate. Most of us are naturally emotional but don’t like to slide into the grey. On Light Years, there are moments when the guitars let the sombreness shade through.
The moments are not consistent as the instrumentals barge through. This is not a bad thing, as punk is supposed to ruffle us up. It’s supposed to take us on crusades through darkened days, dingy gig halls, and beer
The record packs an almighty punch too and is eventful. “
A Time To Stand are revitalizing the punk spirit. They’re a band of crusaders playing music and